Sunday, August 27, 2017

Ah the green bean...why so many people cringe at the idea of having to eat this delectable vegetable either ate them out of a jar or cooked until mush while growing up. This vegan dish boasts a tremendously savoury flavour thanks to a preserved vegetable called olive v...

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Chinese lettuce is very similar to iceberg lettuce yet so much more functional in my opinion just because there is so little room for breakage and tearing of each leaf when washing. Lettuce is superb for wraps and salad but it is not a leaf to fry, right? Wrong :)! Whe...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Okay, who's not heard of celery? Now who's heard that there is something called Chinese celery? The two share a resemblance but one pales in taste compared to the other (personal opinion). The Chinese version is long, thin, leafy and bursting with celery flavour!...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

​The bitter melon, pronounced 'fu gwaa' or 'leong gwaa', is (as you have probably guessed) bitter but it is more common on home dining tables than you many think. For those who are older or have finally acquired a taste for this extremely nutritious melon, you will fin...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Welcome to part 2/12 of my series, 'Chinese and their Greens'. If any of you have been to a local wet market, you have surely seen these long, pointy, angled vegetables that seem to be present at every vegetable vendor yet you have no idea what you could possibly do wi...

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